Profile Peak

Elevation: 8,965 ft
Prominence: 705

Climbing and access information for this peak is found on page 120-121. In 2018 John Platt lead a group across the ridge. Read his trip report at this link: Profile Loop 2018. The next peak along the ridge is Peak 8615. Updated June 2018


This peak is located at the top of the Big Creek Drainage. It is part of a ridge complex that runs west from Profile Gap to Parks Peak in the central Salmon River Mountains. It can be climbed by following the ridge from Profile Gap over Crater Peak, Wilson Peak and Big Creek Point or via the mining roads that lead from the gap along the northern side of the ridge to the peak’s eastern slopes.

Profile Peak from Big Creek Point.

Profile Peak from Big Creek Point.

Access

Profile Gap is on the Big Creek Road, FS-340. [(B)(3.2) Page 137] Use the Big Creek Point page to reach the start of the traverse.

Big Creek Point/Profile Traverse, Class 2

The traverse from Big Creek Point to Profile Peak is without difficulty. Stay on the top or south side of the ridge as conditions dictate.

GPS track for tje Big Creek Point/Profile Peak Traverse.

GPS track for tje Big Creek Point/Profile Peak Traverse.

 

Climber Trip Reports

Mountain Range: Central Salmon River Mountains

Year Climbed: 2018

Longitude: -115.46839   Latitude: 45.0671

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